#Health

Virtual Reality & Robotics Help Paralyzed Patients Learn to Walk Again

10 months ago — 3.5 min read

Long-term paraplegics, fully paralysed from the waist down, have experienced a partial recovery after training with virtual reality (VR) and...

Eight innovative researchers awarded prestigious Enterprise Fellowships

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub has awarded Enterprise Fellowships to support eight researchers in in developing their innovations....

New collaboration to offer 3D printed implants to UK patients

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

JRI Orthopaedics, a Sheffield healthcare company has partnered with 3D printing services provider Mobelife to provide hip and shoulder implants...

New technology could detect cancers earlier

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A simple blood test being developed by genomics company Illumina could spot cancer signs from drops of blood in healthy...

Smartphones to have ‘diet scanner’ technology

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Technology which allows users to find out the sugar content in fruit or the fat in a piece of cheese...

Investment in centres to tackle life-threatening diseases

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

On Wednesday, George Freeman, the Life Sciences Minister, announced a new investment worth £10 million for five new UK-wide research...

Biology not chronology reveals your true age

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Scientists say they have found a new way to measure how old you are biologically rather than chronologically. Swedish researchers...

Bone protein could provide cure for diabetics

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

A protein primarily used to help mend bones can also force pancreatic cells to produce insulin. The discovery made by...

Medical dressing that changes colour could save lives

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers from Bath University are developing a medical dressing that changes colour to indicate infection. The dressing works by releasing...

Possible step towards curing HIV

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

16 November 2015 The non-toxic drug Antabuse, also called disulfiram, which is currently used as an anti-alcohol drug, could be...

Baby beats leukemia by having gene therapy

2 years ago — 0 min read

Last week, a one-year-old girl was saved from leukemia by undergoing experimental gene therapy at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Whilst...

New system to help elderly patients with medication

2 years ago — 0 min read

A new system known as “My Health Tags” is being developed by Folium Optics to tackle the problem of medication...

Create the Future report shows engineering is vital for economic growth

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for engineering released its Create the Future report today. The report was commissioned to mark the...

Stem cells from human skin turned into kidney tissue

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=075Vit5108w Stem cells from humans have been transformed into kidney tissue, in a crucial development in the effort to grow...

2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for discoveries in DNA repair

2 years ago — 0 min read

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar were named as the winners of the prestigious Prize in Stockholm, Sweden. The...

Lab-grown kidneys work in animals

2 years ago — 0 min read

Scientists say they are a step closer to growing fully functioning replacement kidneys, after promising results after tests on animals....

Exercises can help reduce blind spots

2 years ago — 0 min read

It appears that we can expand our visual field using certain exercises, such as staring at patterned dots. A new...

New velcro-like scaffold for growing heart tissue

2 years ago — 0 min read

Engineers in Canada have created a new technology that could make it easier to grow artificial heart tissue for repairing...